Sunday, February 26, 2012

Eric Dolphy in Europe

I really need to do another serious post on Eric Dolphy.  I think that Dolphy is one of the great geniuses of his period and that, had he lived longer, he might have rivaled Trane.  Here is a previous post that might be of interest to anyone interested in Dolphy. 

Tonight I chanced to listen to 'Laura' from Eric Dolphy in Europe, Vol. 2.  I am playing it on my station.  Here is the lineup: 
The band is lackluster, but that hardly matters.  Dolphy's playing is all that one could imagine and more.  

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